[Python-Dev] build problems under MSVC 5.0

Trent Mick trentm@activestate.com
Fri, 28 Jul 2000 13:02:07 -0700

On Thu, Jun 29, 2000 at 07:07:02PM +0200, Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> trent wrote:
> > I think (am I wrong?) to generalize that the intention for both Win32 and
> > Win64 is to have _beginthread return an unsigned pointer-sized integer: hence
> > uintptr_t.
> > 
> > This would eliminate the #ifdef but would require a typedef for uintptr_t on
> > Win32. This can be done in PC/config.h (I already did this for intptr_t,
> > because I needed *that* elsewhere.) Does this also need to be generalized to
> > typedef uintptr_t whereever it is not defined, i.e. in the autoconf files.
> > 
> > I can look at this this weekend, if that is soon enough.
> I suggest checking in the #ifdef as a stopgap measure, if you
> promise to come up with the right thing (whatever that is) in
> time for 1.6 final.
> Should I go ahead and check it in?


I have put the "right thing" (I hope) up on SourceForge and assigned it to


I explained what I think is the right idea in the preceeding email in this


Could you try the patch and then assign it back to me for check in? (Or just
check it in yourself)


Trent Mick